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Dailuaine 15Yr (Old Particular)
Dailuaine 15Yr (Old Particular)

Another dramtastic Tweet Tasting with Steve Rush (@thewhiskywire) from The Whisky Wire and a selection of Speyside wonders from Douglas Laing

SMWS 96.7 - For a Sweet Tooth
SMWS 96.7 - For a Sweet Tooth

Part of a short series of The Scotch Malt Whisky Society bottlings this dram, the 9.67 For a Sweet Tooth comes from the current December out-turn which you can view here.

Tobermory 17 Year Old (Whisky Broker)
Tobermory 17 Year Old (Whisky Broker)

I'm still playing catch up with hiskies i've bought or been given samples of over the last year and this is one of those as I bought a bottle of this earlier in the year, drank during the summer and o

Balblair 1983 Vintage
Balblair 1983 Vintage

Tasting the Balblair 1983 as part the Balblair Vintages Tweet tasting.

Balblair 1990 Vintage
Balblair 1990 Vintage

Tasting the Balblair 1990 as part the Balblair Vintages Tweet tasting.

Balblair 2003 Vintage
Balblair 2003 Vintage

Tasting the Balblair 2003 as part the Balblair Vintages Tweet tasting.

Port Charlotte The Peat Project
Port Charlotte The Peat Project

I've been a big fan of Port Charlotte whiskies (or the peated Bruichladdichs) for a while now and this is a cracking example.

SMWS 29.122 - Cool as Mountain Stream
SMWS 29.122 - Cool as Mountain Stream

Part of a short series of The Scotch Malt Whisky Society bottlings this dram, the 29.122 Cool as Mountain Stream.

Arran The Millennium Casks
Arran The Millennium Casks

Yet again that man Steve Rush (@thewhiskywire) from The Whisky Wire has outdone himself with another brilliant Twitter Tasting, this time involving the island beauties from Arran.

SMWS 31.26 - BBQ Smoke on the Rolling Sea
SMWS 31.26 - BBQ Smoke on the Rolling Sea

Part of a short series of The Scotch Malt Whisky Society bottlings this dram, the 31.26

Glenlivet Exotic
Glenlivet Exotic

My least favourite of the Glenlivet Guardians Chapter Selection, it's not so bad that i would through it out rather than drink it but it#s not one i'd accept a second glass of.

Glenlivet Classic
Glenlivet Classic

This dram placed second on my list from the Glenlivet Guardians Chapter Selection and i have to be honest here and say it's not one i would go out and buy.

Glenlivet Revival
Glenlivet Revival

This was my favourite from the Glenlivet Guardians Chapter Selection and if i'm 100% honest the only one of the three that i would buy

SMWS 5.36 - Rubbing White Tiger Balm on Your Forehead
SMWS 5.36 - Rubbing White Tiger Balm on Your Forehead

Part of a short series of The Scotch Malt Whisky Society bottlings this dram, the 5.36

Wemyss Malts Lemon Smoke
Wemyss Malts Lemon Smoke

The last in this current series of Wemyss Malts reviews, this one being Lemon Smoke, a cracking 1998 vintage dram from Islay's Caol Ila distillery.

SMWS 31.20 - Cornish Pastie and Plaster-board
SMWS 31.20 - Cornish Pastie and Plaster-board

Part of a short series of The Scotch Malt Whisky Society bottlings from the last year or so this is 31.20

Wemyss Malts Pears and Almonds
Wemyss Malts Pears and Almonds

Yet another in a series of Wemyss Malts reviews, this one being Pears and Almonds, a cracking 1982 vintage dram from the Inchgower distillery.

Glendronach 1993 (Abbey Whisky Exclusive)
Glendronach 1993 (Abbey Whisky Exclusive)

This is an Abbey Whiskies exclusive bottling from the Glendronach Distillery, matured in an Oloroso Sherry Cask.

Ben Nevis 16yr / The Rare Casks (Abbey Whisky)
Ben Nevis 16yr / The Rare Casks (Abbey Whisky)

The last time i had one of Abbey Whiskies Rare Casks series was in February and i instantly fell in love with it and now it's time to try the third in their series.

Wemyss Malts Toasted Hazelnuts
Wemyss Malts Toasted Hazelnuts

The fifth in a series of Wemyss Malts reviews, this one comes from the April 2013 batch of releases and is Toasted Hazelnuts a 1996 vintage from the Longmorn distillery